Narrow escape for passengers as bus turns turtle

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Jeypore: Around forty passengers had a narrow escape after the bus they were travelling in overturned near Parli under Borigumma block in Koraput district on Saturday morning.

The passengers were rescued by the locals and rushed to Borigumma Community Health Centre (CHC).

Reportedly, five of the passengers sustained minor injuries and one of them was later shifted to District Headquarters Hospital (DHH) as his health deteriorated.

According to sources, the bus was en route to Umerkote of Nabarangpur district from Berhampur when the mishap took place. The bus driver lost control over the wheels and skidded off the road turning turtle.

On being informed, police reached the spot and launched a probe into the incident.

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